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Fire Destroys Kennel, Nine Dogs Lost

RanchHand Corgis lost nine of the 10 dogs sheltered at the kennel during a fire that occurred at 11:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, according to the family. The kennel is owned by Brad and Julie Tummons and is located at 24242 Prairie Avenue in Gallatin. The newspaper will have more information as soon as an official report is received from the fire department.

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Tom Heckenbach 1951-2015

Tom Heckenbach, 63, of Gallatin, passed away Feb. 23, 2015. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Burial will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gallatin

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Daviess County Financial Statement (year end Dec. 31, 2014)

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Bundy, Stanley Make GHS Wrestling History with State Titles

Friends. Classmates. History-makers.

Jesse Bundy and Michael Stanley have wrestled together, and against each other in practices, for three years.

Together, on Saturday night, in back-to-back matches, they became just the second and third state champions in the history of Gallatin High School wrestling.

“Jesse and Michael have pushed each other all year and it paid off this weekend,” said a proud head coach Barron Gann.

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Contracts Coming in for City Openings

Interim City Administrator Phil Tate reported on job applications that have been submitted for city administrator, city clerk and pool manager. Tentative plans are to keep open the administrator and clerk positions for 30 days followed by review and timeline for interviews. Pool Manager applications are due by Feb. 27.

Public Works Director Mark Morey submitted a list of future projects for each utility department, a water loss worksheet on

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Update on Fire Victims

Two brothers received burns in a fire near Jameson on Feb. 7 that destroyed their family home and claimed the lives of three small children. The boys are sons of Charles Allen Curtis and Christina Curtis.

According to Allen Curtis, Drake Curtis, 8, remains in Children’s Mercy. He is doing well. He is walking around and eating. His face is healing. He is done with surgery. He is waiting for

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Saturation Results in Two Arrests

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, St. Joseph, announces the results of a DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation conducted in Daviess County.  The saturation was held from 10 p.m. on Feb. 21, to 2 a.m. on Feb. 22.

During this enforcement operation four officers patrolled specific areas with a goal of detecting impaired drivers and other traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes.  As a result of the

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Spelling Bee Winners Head to Regionals

The Daviess County Spelling Bee was held in Gallatin on Feb. 12. The first place winner was seventh grader Aubrey Burns, daughter of Kristi and Stacy Burns from Gallatin. Second place was sixth grader Karina Hacking, daughter of Mary and Ben Hacking from Gallatin. Third place was Kadence Shipers, daughter of Todd and Joni Shipers from Pattonsburg.

First and second place winners will compete at the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling

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